Christmas at St James’s Market

Six places to visit at London’s new shopping and dining destination

One of London’s smartest new retail and dining developments, St James’s Market occupies a prime location on Lower Regent Street, with a host of shops and restaurants designed to appeal to the discerning customer. Here’s our pick of the places to visit…

Where to shop

Aspinal

The luxury brand specialising in finely crafted leather goods has a new flagship store that combines the charm of a country home with the sophistication of a London townhouse. Its range of bags, wallets and accessories is ideal for gifts of any budget. 16 Regent’s Street St James’s, London SW1.

Smeg

This high-end purveyor of kitchenware is helping shoppers to get in the festive spirit with pre-Christmas offers, plus demonstrations and advice from the expert cooks and bakers in its flagship store. If you haven’t yet seen its colourful collaboration with Dolce & Gabbana, now is the time to take a look. 14 Regent Street St James’s, London SW1. 

Jigsaw St James’s Emporium

This 3,000-square-foot space is home to elegant clothing, footwear and accessories for men and women. There’s also an in-store mezzanine branch of Jigsaw’s sister brand The Shop at Bluebird. 22 Regent Street St James’s, London SW1.

Where to eat

Ole & Steen

Take a well-deserved break from your Christmas shopping with Danish pastries, open sandwiches and delicious coffee. 2 St James’s Market, 56 Haymarket, London SW1.

Ikoyi

Sample contemporary West African cuisine from a former Noma chef in this smartly decorated space that celebrates bold flavours. 1 St James’s Market, London SW1.

Aquavit

Expect stylish Nordic dishes in polished surroundings, with a festive twist this Christmas courtesy of the winter garden pop-up. 1 Carlton Street, London SW1. 

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